Описание: Graft in Architecture: Recreating Spaces
Автор: Rosenberg Daniel, Grafton Anthony Название: Cartographies of Time ISBN: 1616890584 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781616890582 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 2573 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Originally published in hardcover in 2010.
Описание: In post-World War I America-a world teeming with magazines, newspapers, radio broadcasts, and movies-many feared that the survival of traditional, serious books was in peril. This concern led to a publishing boom in fine editions-books valued primarily for their beauty, craftsmanship, extravagance, status, or scarcity. Beauty and the Book is a lively cultural history of the explosion in demand for these deluxe books during the 1920s and 1930s. Megan L. Benton argues that the clamor to own fine books reflected the anxieties and desires of those who mourned the rise of a modern mass culture. For them, such volumes not only affirmed a preindustrial ideal but also imparted social distinction and cultural superiority. Benton combines new archival research with a close examination of three hundred fine editions of the period. In theory, fine bookmakers were devoted to beauty and quality and were unwilling to compromise with machinery, popular taste, or concern for profit. But such ideal standards were nearly impossible to maintain. Paradoxically, fine publishers' ostensible indifference to commercial considerations was one of their most prized and lucrative products for sale. This book illuminates the interplay between the ideal and real nature of fine publishing as well as the complex nature of American cultural ambitions during this pivotal era.
Автор: Christopher Sells Название: Ties of Distinction ISBN: 0764306332 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764306334 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 3048 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This book details Britains neckwear of distinction, with 472 regimental, college, university, and club ties pictured in full colour. The guide takes readers on an easy-to-follow tour of the ties that distinguish Royal Armoured Corps from Regiments and Yeomanry, the Gurkha, Indian, and Colonial regiments from Naval and Army Corps, and the Royal Marines from Air Force. In addition, the official ties for London colleges, medical schools, Oxford colleges, and universities are pictured, along with Old Boys, clubs, and national and county designs. This book includes an introduction by Christopher Sells of P L Sells & Co, Britains last remaining manufacturer of a complete line of todays regimental stripe ties.
Описание: Often, the small, delightful details make a piece shine, similar to the way unique buttons on a white shirt can give it an entirely new look. This book explores 1,000 of these embellishments available to graphic designers across all kinds of projects.
Автор: Keith & Thomas Waterbrook-Clyde Название: Distinctive Limoges Porcelain ISBN: 076431260X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764312601 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 4954 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Distinctive and extraordinary porcelains from the potteries of Limoges, France, are examined and illustrated in over 1,000 beautiful color photographs. These porcelain wares range from nineteenth century cake plates and teacups to striking vases and contemporary boxes. Included among the featured wares are items hand painted by famous decorating firms and others that were offered entirely without adornment. Also included are the manufacturers marks and histories of many Limoges potteries, including Haviland & Co., Th?odore Haviland, Pouyat, Gu?rin, Raynaud and Bernardaud, as well as an extensive bibliography and index. Current values are conveniently located in the captions. This book is a must for anyone with a love of porcelain and an appreciation for true artistry.
Автор: Alain Stella Название: Distinctive Vintages ISBN: 2080304941 ISBN-13(EAN): 9782080304940 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 13721 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Fine French Wines and Spirits.
Название: Grafting Architecture ISBN: 8434313405 ISBN-13(EAN): 9788434313408 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 2540 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Baer, Ronni Название: Class Distinctions ISBN: 0878468307 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780878468300 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 4574 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A catalogue of the exhibition showing at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from 11 October 2015 to 18 January 2016.
Автор: Serrazanetti, Francesca Название: Grafton Architects ISBN: 8867324942 ISBN-13(EAN): 9788867324941 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2859 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: The book tells the attention that Grafton Architects lend to the public role of architecture. The drawings published here gather together personal looks, references and materials relative to six projects of spaces for research, education and culture which have been built or presented at competitions: the Bocconi University in Milan; the extension of the Mackintosh Glasgow School of Art; the new campus for UTEC University in Lima; the Medical School in Limerick; the Toulouse School of Economics UT1C; and the Solstice Arts Centre in Navan. This book forms an archipelago of fragments which, layered over each other, enable us to narrate a way of observing and practicing architecture, between the freedom of inspiration and the rationality of the process.
Автор: Epstein Название: Deceptive Distinctions ISBN: 0300046944 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300046946 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 2183 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: In this important book a leading feminist scholar surveys and critiques gender research in a range of disciplines, showing how distinctions between the sexes are maintained by ideology and social controls.
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